This is where the 267 new infections and 4 latest deaths come from

Health / 25 April 2020, 05:35am / TI Reporter 

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Johannesburg – The Western Cape now has 132 Covid-19 cases more cases than Gauteng.

With two more deaths each between the Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal, the province also has the most deaths, one more than KZN.

The minister confirmed on Friday that South Africa now had 4 220 confirmed Covid-19 cases and 79 deaths.

This was an increase of 267 new cases after recording 318 new cases on Thursday.


Western Cape – 134 new cases, 2 new deaths

Eastern Cape – 63 new cases

KZN – 34 new cases, 2 new deaths

Gauteng – 28 new cases

Free State – 5 new cases

Limpopo – 2 new cases

Mpumalanga – 1 new case

North West, Northern Cape – no new cases

In recent days, cases in Gauteng have slowed, but the cases in the coastal provinces of the Western Cape, KZN and Eastern Cape have been on a steady increase.

The Western Cape has the most deaths with 30, followed by KZN with 29, Gauteng with 8, Eastern Cape with 6, the Free State with 5 and Limpopo with one.

The North West, Mpumalanga and the Northern Cape are yet to register any Covid-19 related deaths.


Western Cape – 1413 total cases – 134 new cases, 2 new deaths

Gauteng – 1281 total cases – 28 new cases

KZN – 841 total cases – 34 new cases, 2 new deaths

Eastern Cape – 480 total cases – 63 new cases

Free State – 111 total cases – 5 new cases

Limpopo – 29 total cases – 2 new cases

North West – 25 total cases – no new cases

Mpumalanga – 24 total cases – 1 new case

Northern Cape – 16 total cases – no new cases

Unallocated – 1 case

This comes as President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Thursday night that the country would be coming out of a Level 5 lockdown next Thursday, easing into a Level 4 lockdown which would see some businesses return to work gradually.



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